FAIRFIELD - A search is under way after a Fairfield man disappeared in Peru.

Jose "Pepe" Tamayo, 79, flew to the country on Sept. 16 and was last seen a week ago.

Tamayo, who has dual citizenship in the U.S. and Peru, owns the manufacturing business Jet Corporation on Holland Avenue in Bridgeport.

Anyone with information is urged to call Congressman Jim Himes' office at (202) 225-5541.